Belterra Casino Indy 300.
By Don Ward
SPARTA, Ky. (September 2004) Accomplished actress and Kentucky native Ashley Judd served as the grand marshal of the Indy Racing League Belterra Casino Indy 300 IndyCar Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Aug. 15.
Being an eighth generation Kentuckian, a University of Kentucky graduate and one of Americas top actresses, Ms. Judd is certainly the perfect choice to join us for a showcase event at Kentuckys largest motorsports facility. That she is willing to participate in our event is a testament of her allegiance to our great state, Kentucky Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark F. Cassis said in announcing her selection.
Ashley Judd is currently starring as Linda Lee Porter in De Lovely and most recently starred in the feature film Twisted and on Broadway as Maggie in Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She also is the Worldwide Spokesperson for Youth Aids International.